From: Patrick <>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 1997 00:47:03 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 20 Dec 1997, Dave Zarzycki wrote:

> On 12/20/97 6:27 PM, Patrick ( wrote:
> >how do i setup a transparent proxy with linux? I am very new to proxy's i
> >dont even know exactly what they do completely.... i followed the
> >instructions on the web page and it didnt work..
> proxy's act on a clients behalf. In the case of squid, we proxy http,
> ftp, and a few other protocols. The advantage and whole point of squid is
> that data get's cached for subsequent access. Therefore a speed increase
> for all, and for our foreign friends who pay for Internet access by the
> bits and bytes, it saves them money too.

it sounds like a good "cause" how does it speed up the process? i am not
doubting that it does because i have seen prof. proxy servers, etc.

> The first question I have to ask is, have you compiled your kernel with
> the necessary options?

> What version of squid are you using?

> What distribution of Linux are you using? version?

i tried to run squid but then it complains because the httpd is using port
80 and it cant..

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